Hastings Museum Largest municipal museum between Chicago & Denver
  • HM Up Close

    Come see (and HEAR!) Noteworthy: Musical Instruments Through Time

    On display June 22 – October 28! More than 20 instruments are on display to tie in with our newest ... Read Article »


    Hereditary uses its classic setup as the framework for a harrowing, uncommonly unsettling horror film whose cold touch lingers long beyond ... Read Article »

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    Book Club is an Endearing Romcom

    The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous “50 Shades of Grey,” catapulting ... Read Article »

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  • Events at the Museum

    summer fun 2018 LogoSummer Fun Youth Classes | Enrollment NOW OPEN for Members & Non-Members. Classes are offered for kids Pre-K to Grade 6 in the areas of history, art, and science. Check out our full list of classes. Scholarships are available. Join us!

    FREE Solar Observing | Sat, July 28 | 11 am – Noon
     Weather Permitting | We offer an opportunity for you to use a specially equipped telescope to safely look at the sun – to get an up close look at the star at the center of our solar system!

    FREE First Friday | August 3 | 5-8 pm
    Museum admission is FREE from 5-8pm on the first Friday of every month! Sponsored by Quality Sound & Communications.

    Museum Kool-Aid Days Activity Calendar | August 10-12 | Museum admission is just $5 per person during Kool-Aid Days! Free activities offered each day. They include Kool-Aid Stand (5 original flavors plus watermelon), Solar Observing (weather permitting), Egg Drop challenge, and Watermelon themed fun. Separate, special $5 admission required for the super screen Theatre.

    Egg Dropegg drop at Hastings Museum Challenge | Sun, August 12 | Assembly: 1-3:30 pm | Drop: 3:30 pm | Eggs will be dropped from the roof of the Museum! Can you build a vessel to protect your egg? Eggs provided! Open to the first 200 participants. Come join in the fun!